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5 Franklin Bakeries, Eateries with Flavorful Fall Offerings

5 Franklin Bakeries, Eateries with Flavorful Fall Offerings

September is here, and the fun fall flavors are beginning to make their colorful debut in Franklin’s local bakeries and eateries! No matter your flavor of choice – caramel, pumpkin, apple, or s’more – FranklinIs has curated 5 local shops with irresistible fall offerings you simply must try. 

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Franklin Bakehouse

100 E Main St.

Hours: Mon. to Sat. 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Sun. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

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Whether you’re looking to grab a fresh-baked morning pastry or warm loaf of sourdough, visit Franklin Bakehouse. Serving freshly prepared pastries and coffee, grab-and-go meals, and more, Franklin Bakehouse invites you to take a seat or simply swing by in-route to your destination.  

The Franklin Bakehouse is featuring assorted board pastries, cinnamon buns, and scones that are sure to satiate your crisp fall morning cravings. For lunchtime and early evening, you can even choose from their selection of pumpkin spice ales and ciders!  

Five Daughters Bakery 

230 Franklin Rd (The Factory)

Hours*: Mon. to Thurs. 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Fri. 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Sat. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Sun. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.  *Or until sold-out. 

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Five Daughters Bakery is rolling-out its highly-anticipated 100-layer, seasonal donuts! Salted caramel apple, cinnamon crispy crunch, and fudge cookie are a few fall favorites. And if you’re looking for a non-donut fall pastry, Five Daughters delivers with its quinnamon maple and quinnamon orange cinnamon rolls. 

Five Daughters also prepares its best fall flavors for paleo customers! Seasonal paleo donut flavors include chocolate chip sea salt, salted caramel apple, cinnamon crispy crunch, and life by chocolate.  

Hillsboro Nutrition

1114 Hillsboro Rd Suite 130

Hours: Mon. to Thurs. 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Fri. 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Sat. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

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If you’re looking for a smoothie and juice bar with fall flavors, venture no further than Hillsboro Nutrition & Energy! September’s flavorful specials vary from shakes to energy juices (but with nutrition in mind). For example, their popular, regular-sized pumpkin spice protein coffee packs-in 12g of protein and is both low fat and low carb!

A few of Hillsboro Nutrition’s delicious flavors include: 

  • Shakes: Apple crumble cake, pumpkin spice frappe, pumpkin banana bread, pumpkin cinnamon roll, carrot cake, pumpkin caramel cheesecake
  • Energy juices: Sweater weather, harvest moon punch, summers end, campfire crush 

Sugar Drop Dessert Boutique

574 Franklin Rd 

Hours: Mon. to Wed. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Thurs. to Fri. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Sat. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

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Creative fall goodies are not in short supply at Sugar Drop Dessert Boutique! The nut-free shop’s “cuppy cake” and milkshake fall flavors include s’mores, white chocolate mocha, and caramel apple pie. Chai, pumpkin caramel, and pumpkin spice lattes are on the menu for the coffee lovers. Sugar Drop is also busy cooking up its Halloween-themed treats: iced sugar cookies, cupcakes, and more!   

Bonus fall fun! The shop is also hosting baking classes for its customers throughout the month of September, with a few being: 

  • Royally Fun Fall in Tennessee Cookie Class (Sept. 10 & 24)
  • Fall Buttercream Beginner’s Class (Sept. 15)
  • Happy Glamper Beginner Fondant Class (Sept. 17)

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tiny little donuts

1203 Murfreesboro Rd & 328 5th Ave N

Hours*: Tues. to Sat. 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Sun 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
*Hours subject to change

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With two locations in Franklin, tiny little donuts makes sure you have zero excuses not to drop by and try their fall offerings. And you can’t miss them: Just look for the vintage Airstream! 

tiny little donuts’ “tiny little box” of a dozen donuts for $8 is just too good to pass up! With seasonal favorite flavors like maple syrup glazed, pumpkin spice glazed, and applewood-smoked bacon, you will be convinced it’s fall – even if it is still 80 degrees outside! tiny little donuts also serves delicious, hot coffee (no fall frills here!) to pair perfectly with your already sweet treat. highlights the best Franklin, Tennessee, has to offer. Follow us on Instagram for our latest features.